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1928401 - Cannot launch SAPinst STD GUI (old java-based GUI)


  • While trying to launch SWPM / SAPinst in a Unix environment, the GUI comes up totally blank; or
  • Issues such as SWPM / SAPinst crashing right after any input was provided to a dialog screen.

Note: This document refers to SAPinst STD GUI (the old java-based GUI). For the new SL Common GUI (web-based GUI) refer to 2502646 and 2480194!



  • Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) / SAPinst;
  • SAP system release independent;
  • Database release independent;
  • Operational System Unix-based.


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GUI, Empty, Blank, Graphical, Show up, Show, Display, Linux, HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, third-pardy, X Server, Hummingbird Exceed, SWPM, Software Provisioning Manager, System Copy, Installation, Rename, Split, Hang, Stuck, Open , KBA , BC-INS-SWPM , Installation with Software Provisioning Manager , BC-INS-FWK , sapinst, slcb, elmbridge, elm replication service , Problem

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